St. Pete-Clearwater airport sets record
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport had its biggest year ever in 2019, as 2,288,692 passengers flew to or from 57 non-stop destinations. Passenger traffic for the year was up 2 percent over 2018. In December 2019, there was a 12 percent increase in passenger traffic, making last month the biggest December in the airport's history. St. Pete-Clearwater International is ranked No. 90 out of 519 commercial service airports in the United States, based on enplanements. It has one of the lowest average round-trip airfares, $127.85, compared to the U.S. average of $345.09, a news release said.